Sun E450 server officially vintage
julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jan 3 06:12:24 CST 2007
> Owner's manual has a date of 1997...
> Someone is giving one of these to me with 4 CPUs. What should I do
> with it? Its got no graphics, but I figure I could make it compute
> arbitrary precision deep Mandelbrot set zooms.
Hmmm, as Dave says, they're really suited to server type apps with lots of
integer math. I believe there's a few coming up for disposal locally (UK-side)
fairly soon as the support contracts run out (and the renewal expense isn't
justified). I can't think of a good reason for having them, though .
 Although the bulk of the A3000/A1000 storage units which "belong" with one
of our E6500 machines were kept back to be used with these, so I should find
out what's happening about those purely in order to reunite them with their
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